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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., F.R.S., LL.D.

Date:
c.1770
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/16 × 14 3/16 inches (48.7 × 36 cm), Plate: 18 × 13 1/8 inches (45.7 × 33.3 cm), and Image: 16 1/8 × 13 inches (41 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Sr J. Reynolds"; inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, upper right: " 14 Mas[...] 1811, 20th"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "R20"

Collector's mark, verso

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "R. Sayer Excudit"; lettered, lower right: "James Watson fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.233
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723–1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21721
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